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Wolves in the Walls wins first Emmy Award for a virtual being

Fable, which transitioned from being a virtual reality studio to a “virtual beings” company, has won an Emmy Award for its Wolves in the Walls project. It’s a landmark day for “virtual beings,” or animated characters who are embued with artificial intelligence. If you don’t know what a virtual being …

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Audi e-tron wins top crash rating, beating Tesla Model S and Chevy Bolt

Enlarge / Ars Technica’s Jonathan Gitlin spotted this E-Tron being prepared for crash testing during a visit to IIHS testing facilities. Jonathan Gitlin Crashes hurt car insurance companies’ bottom lines, so the industry-funded Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducts comprehensive crash tests to help consumers buy safe cars—and encourage the …

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Human vs Artificial Intelligence: Who Wins at Sales?

“Sell me this pen.” That’s the famous quote from Martin Scorsese’s film, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” based on the debaucherous life of Jordan Belfort, a penny stockbroker. Belfort made a huge fortune before he was jailed for his shady business practices. In the film, Leonardo DiCaprio plays Jordan Belfort …

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Sony wins 30% of VR hardware revenues as demand fades for cheap headsets

The market for virtual reality hardware is officially shifting away from budget-priced, low-performance headsets, Strategy Analytics said today, as demand has evaporated for Google’s Cardboard and Daydream products, as well as Samsung’s Gear VR. Consequently, midrange to high-end headsets from Sony, Facebook’s Oculus, and HTC earned 77% of all revenue generated globally …

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